What is this Policy?
This Policy aims to help you understand what Cookies are, how we use them and what choices you have about them. Cookies and their use are regulated under the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR). Their use by UK businesses is supervised by the Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO).
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device which uniquely identify your browser or device. The Cookie has a unique ID assigned to your device but does not contain any of your personal information like name or email address. The software on your devices is able to store Cookies and then send them back to our website when you visit it.
What are Cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Without Cookies, our website would not be able to ‘remember’ anything about its visitors and therefore.
What types of Cookies does Heligan Group use?
There are generally two categories of Cookies: “Essential” and “Measurement Cookies. Heligan Group LLP routinely uses both categories of Cookies on the Service. You can find out more about each Cookie category below.
These Cookies are necessary because they enable you to move around the Service and use its features. They cannot be switched off in our systems because they help our website work. These sorts of Cookie are normally set in response to actions made by you, including setting your privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these, but then some parts of our website would not work.
Measurement or analytics Cookies track aggregate site performance, web speed, traffic sources, video plays and other aggregate data across the site. These Cookies help us to know which pages of the website are the most or least popular. The help us see how visitors move round the site. All information that these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you don’t allow these Cookies, then we will not know you have visited our site and we won’t be able to monitor its performance in relation to your visit.
How long will Cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a Cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or a “session” Cookie. Session Cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing and then are deleted. Persistent Cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted. They allow your preferences to be remembered. As a user, you can delete previously set persistent Cookies manually or configure your own browser to delete Cookies.
First and third party Cookies
We only have first-party Cookies which are cookies that belong to Heligan Group LLP and these are:
How to control and delete Cookies
When you initially visit our website we will present you with a Cookie “pop-up”. This pop up will enable you to select which of our Cookies that you wish to receive. In order for us to provide you with Essential or Measurement Cookies we need your explicit consent. You can withdraw or give your consent for us to provide these Cookies at any point by using the Cookie Manager option that will appear on your screen (bottom right) whilst you use our website.
Note that if you set your browser to disable Cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Service and other parts of our Service may not work properly. You can find out more information cookie settings at third-party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.